Critical Views

Roles to Play: Games, Learning and Child Development in Bluey

Poetry in Pieces: The Carnal and the Divine in Michael Lee’s The Mystical Rose

In Hot Pursuit: The Spirit of Alfred Hitchcock in Roadgames

Finding the Rhythm: Ambition and Responsibility in Dingo

‘Mixed Up with Other People’s Dreams’: The Tangled Webs of Time in Summer

Hitting Home: Violence and Morality in Mr Inbetween

Flying the Coop: An Australian Coming of Age in Careful He Might Hear You

Alien in Australia: Science Fiction, Refugee Politics and The Stranger

Everyday Longing: City Life in Winter of Our Dreams and Lonely Hearts

At the Threshold of Revival: Australian Cinema and the Moment of 2000 Weeks

Outback Ethnography: Revisiting Fred Zinnemann’s The Sundowners

‘The Show Must Go On’: Transgression and the Carnivalesque in Moulin Rouge!

Skippy the Bush Kangaroo Revisited: Tony Bonner and Ken James on an Iconic Australian TV Show

Love Without Limits: Disability, Illness and Romance in Standing Up for Sunny and Cerulean Blue

Spectres of the Past: Necropolitics and Colonial Trauma in Dark Place

Legacy of a Law-breaker: Andrew Dominik’s Chopper Turns Twenty

‘Let’s Go Shopping!’: Tony Barber and Philip Brady on the Golden Age of Australian Game Shows

Aural Reflections: Music, Self and Objectivity in Now Sound: Melbourne’s Listening and Her Sound, Her Story

Cinema for Claustrophiles: Virtual Reality at the Adelaide Film Festival and Beyond

Other Voices: Grace, Who Waits Alone and New Australian Underground Cinema

The Sense of Being Somewhere: Mind at War, Thalu: Dreamtime Is Now and the Rise of Virtual Reality

Keeping Country Alive: Dreaming, Decolonisation and the Karrabing Film Collective

Cut-up Country: The Polemics of Presentation in [Censored] and Terror Nullius

Welcome to Television: Philip Brady on In Melbourne Tonight and Australia’s Early Variety Shows

Landscape of Silence: Sound Design in the Films of Warwick Thornton

Freaky Farmers and Sick Flocks: The Locals and Black Sheep

The Art of Meta-morphosis: Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto

Room to Move: Amiel Courtin-Wilson’s The Silent Eye

Making Waves in a Man’s World: Jane Campion’s Women in The Piano and Top of the Lake: China Girl

Hearts Adrift: Revisiting Gillian Armstrong’s High Tide

Her Brilliant Career: Gillian Armstrong on the Australian Screen Then and Now

Sounding ‘Unstable Terrain’ in Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock

Welcoming Intercourse: Luke Warm Sex and the Importance of Sexual Discourse

The Eyes of a Child: Coming of Age in Whale Rider, Boy and Shopping

Something in the Dark: The Tale of Ruby Rose and the Tasmanian Gothic

Skeletons in the Nation’s Cupboard: Warwick Thornton on Being an Aboriginal Artist

Notes from the Underground: Guerrilla Filmmaking in Australia

History, Feminism and Time: Gillian Armstrong’s Documentary Series

I’m Not There: The Future of the Musical Biopic

‘It’s a Joke, Sir’: Chris Lilley’s comedy of character, performance and taboo